Upscale Romantic Restaurants

by Kimberly Hurd

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Kimberly Hurd is a high-school teacher and has been writing professionally since 1999. She mainly focuses her writing on issues related to parenting, family life, cooking and education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from the University of Oregon and a Master of Teaching from the University of Portland.

Upscale Romantic Restaurants

Enjoying a delicious meal in a romantic atmosphere is a memorable experience for any couple. Upscale romantic restaurants should include a sophisticated and delicious menu, elegant surroundings and excellent service. There are several famous upscale romantic restaurants throughout the United States that are worth visiting when you have the opportunity. Remember to plan ahead and make reservations before you travel, because these restaurants are in high demand by couples looking for a fancy evening out full of romance and amazing food.

The French Laundry

The French Laundry is one of the most well-known restaurants in the United States. The restaurant, located in Napa Valley in Northern California, is owned by renowned chef Thomas Keller. The nine-course tasting menu changes daily and can include foie gras and fresh, seasonal salads, among other succulent dishes. The atmosphere is elegant fine dining with crisp white linens and impeccable service from the knowledgeable staff.

La Boheme

La Boheme French Restaurnt, located in Fair Oaks, California, just outside of Sacramento, provides an innovative, yet romantic, dining experience. La Boheme has been serving traditional French food, such as escargot, duck le orange and flambe desserts for more than 20 years. The wine list, atmosphere and attention to detail will not disappoint you if you are looking for an upscale fine-dining restaurant to have a romantic dinner.

Little Palm Island Resort

For a truly special dining experience, try Little Palm Island Resort's upscale restaurant. This beautiful, secluded resort offers delicious food at their prestigious restaurant in the Florida Keys. The eatery has an oceanfront dining room that you will never forget. The menu includes Cuban and French food, and the restaurant is open to off-island visitors as well as guests of the resort. Fine-dining attire is expected.

Portland City Grill

The view from the 30th-floor location of the Portland City Grill in downtown Portland, Oregon is enough to inspire romance in any couple. The twinkling city lights are a perfect backdrop for the delicious menu offered at this upscale restaurant. The menu varies from fresh sushi to corn-fed, aged Angus-beef steaks. You will feel pampered at one of Portland's most loved restaurants with its elegant atmosphere, top-quality food and excellent personal service.

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